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  • babylonthegreat 2:39 pm on July 7, 2010 Permalink | Reply
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    The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders by John Potash 

    The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders

    Former Death Row Records CEO Marion “Suge” Knight stands 6-foot-3 and weighs in around 320 pounds, according to a 2008 Las Vegas Metropolitan Police arrest report. And during Death Row’s 1990s success, when it was home to Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg and grossed more than $100 million (according to a 1996 Lynn Hirschberg New York Times Magazine article), Knight was known to use his size and general Compton persona to intimidate. It was Knight, after all, who basically called out Sean “Puffy” Combs at the 1995 Source Awards, arguably the first shot across the bow of the ’90s East Coast vs. West Coast rap wars.

    And while these days Knight certainly doesn’t truck the financial clout or muscle he once did (see: a 2007 Washington Post profile that reported Knight was “hopping aboard the positivity train”), the man and his label certainly cut a formidable profile in the popular imagination. Which makes local independent journalist John Potash’s claim that Death Row was a U.S. intelligence front against black activism both initially hard to believe and absolutely unnerving. “I believe that Death Row Records, which included dozens and dozens of police officers at all levels, according to a high-level police officer that investigated them, was a front company and was trying to continue penal coercion and mess up [Tupac Shakur’s] head,” Potash says during a weekday morning phone interview. “Death Row, of course, published the most negative songs he ever produced.”

    It’s a theory he develops rigorously in his self-published book The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders: U.S. Intelligence’s Murderous Targeting of Tupac, MLK, Malcolm, Panthers, Hendrix, Marley, Rappers & Linked Ethnic Leftists and its accompanying self-produced documentary of the same name that screens June 16 at Cyclops Books and Music. Potash’s Death Row argument stems from research linking CIA/Contra/crack-entangled drug trafficker Freeway Rick Ross to Death Row business partner Michael “Harry-O” Harris, as documented in the investigative journalism of Gary Webb (1998’s Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion), Ronin Ro (1998’s Have Gun Will Travel: The Spectacular Rise and Violent Fall of Death Row Records), Craig Unger (2004’s House of Bush, House of Saud), and New Yorker articles, as detailed in a few of the 1,014 endnotes that annotate The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders. The book-length argument involves a pattern of similar attacks and discrediting campaigns against black leaders and musicians that run throughout Shakur’s career. [read more]

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  • babylonthegreat 12:55 pm on December 9, 2009 Permalink | Reply
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    The Way of the Gun (Trailer) 

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    Phoenix Orion and ParanormL are The Beyonders : Phoenix Orion and ParanormL are The Beyonders – Underground Hip Hop’s super duo who have set forth with extreme zeal to break the listener free of the chains of monotony and open their eyes to the future.

  • babylonthegreat 10:02 pm on December 5, 2008 Permalink | Reply
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    Global Conflict and Elite Integration in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries 

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    National and international elites have in significant ways shaped each era of world-systemic transformation (Lachmann 2000, 2003; van der Pijl 1998). During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries—a period marked by the formation and ongoing development of British hegemony—rapid financial, political, and technological changes allowed for unprecedented growth in international trade, investment, and global integration (Bairoch 1996; Haggard 1995; O’Rourke and Williamson 1999). Technological innovations in water transport (steam power and canals), communications (telegraph, overseas cables), and rapidly expanding railroad systems altered long-standing meanings of time and geography. In addition, emergent and efficient organizational forms, such as cartels and centralized banks, re-concentrated the fresh glut of wealth and influence among ruling elites—despite lower-echelon incursions by the rising middle-classes and entrepreneurs. Furthermore, the era was clearly marked by an increasing trend in not only the magnitude, but also the density of world commerce.

  • babylonthegreat 7:35 pm on January 29, 2008 Permalink | Reply
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    Syrian Role in Global Jihad 

    SYRIA, in the Middle East, is an independent state from 1946. It stretches on 185,000km and has a population of about 19 million. About 75% are Sunnite Muslims, 11% Alawites, 8.5% Christians and the rest are from other sects.

    After World War I SYRIA came under French mandate. In 1920 the French managed to suppress a SYRIAn Arab rebellion. In order to find local long lasting support in the Middle East they tore Lebanon from its traditional homeland – SYRIA and created the artificial Christian state – Lebanon. Today (06/2007) SYRIA still refers to Lebanon as its domain, refuses to exchange official diplomatic relations with Lebanon and keeps a symbolic empty chair in the SYRIAn parliament for the Lebanese delegate.

    From 03/1973 SYRIA is ruled by an autocracy of Hafez al-Assad and his successor Bashar al-Assad, socialist secular Baath party and the SYRIAn Army. The al-Assad family is Alawite and in order to strengthen their grip on power, as it is so common in the Middle East, all the key functions in the political party, the army and security services are in the hands of Alawites.

    The Alawites keep to a particular interpretation of Islamic Shiia. Many Sunnite scholars refer to the Alawites as an inferior agnostic sect. As a result a Sunnite violent Islamic underground, based on the Muslims Brotherhood, carried out intensive bloody terror attacks all over SYRIA in the late 70s’ and the early 80s’.

    In order to put an end to Islamic terror in SYRIA – SYRIAn Special Forces surrounded in 03/1982 and attacked all places that sympathized with the Muslims brotherhood. In Hama, the strongest stronghold of Muslims Brotherhood, the SYRIAn Army leveled large part of the city and butchered 12,000 to 20,000 people. It is unknown how many were militants and how many innocent civilians. That Hama Massacre in 03/1982 put an end to any Islamic terror activity in SYRIA for more than 20 years. Islamic militants who managed to flee SYRIA to Europe participated later, often, in Islamic terror cells in Europe.

    When the war in Iraq began in 2003 an unnatural alliance merged between SYRIA and Islamic Militants. SYRIA, allied to Iran and an adversary to USA, wanted to support Iraq insurgency against USA and Islamic Mujahidin from all over the world streamed to Iraq for the same purpose – to fight the Americans.



    For the time being (06/2007) an alliance of interests takes place between the Baath, Socialist, secular regime of Bashar al-Assad in SYRIA- a regime that butchered brutally so many Muslim brotherhood members, and the historical rival of the Alawite Baath – the Sunnite Islamic militants. This alliance formed in order to serve a common goal – to defeat USA in Iraq and elsewhere in the Middle East. SYRIA is today (06/2007) one of the main supporters of the Islamic Global Jihad.


    source: Global Jihad.net

    • Tarantula 1:33 pm on June 19, 2008 Permalink

      Somehow i missed the point. Probably lost in translation 🙂 Anyway … nice blog to visit.

      cheers, Tarantula!

  • babylonthegreat 2:35 pm on January 29, 2008 Permalink | Reply
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    Thugged Out Mongols 

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